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Prayer Thought - Obedience

When I was a young Christian, it seemed like obedience often brought about quick and encouraging results.  Now that I’m some 30 years into this journey, things are very different.  196 more words


The Mystery

It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God–that is, our holiness and redemption. (1 Corinthians 1:30) 401 more words

Journal Entry

Jeremiah 29:11

I found this page today when I was searching online for Scripture about encouragement. It all makes perfect sense, but even perfect sense is hard to believe when life is difficult. 104 more words


Talk to Him (Or, On the Sin of Prayerlessness)

Sunday night, it occurred to me that prayerlessness might, in fact, be a sin.

I was familiar with

1 Samuel 12:23
Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you… 1,174 more words


Relationship In The Kingdom of God

I don’t usually re-post other things on this blog but this newsletter from Rolland and Heidi Baker in Mozambique addresses some vital issues. They mentored me in intimacy with the Lord for several years, especially during our time in Africa with them. 1,717 more words

Intimacy With The Lord

The Importance of Gratitude in Parenting

Last night after church I received a text message on my phone.   It was from my son-in-law, Bryan Webster.   A year ago he and Ashley moved to Houston to start his career as a firefighter.   1,298 more words

Family Issues


You finally get down to business after being such a blockhead and then what happens? Bam! Your PC gives this “Reboot ‘coz you don’t have a choice” message and you end up starting over, back to square one. 266 more words

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